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Overview of verb arrogate

The verb arrogate has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) claim, lay claim, arrogate

(demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident")

2. arrogate, assign

(make undue claims to having)

3. assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate

(seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died")

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